Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Fruity Valentine’s Salad

A light and tasty salad to kick off an evening of romance.

Fruity Valentine’s Salad
Serves 2

You will need
Baby Cos lettuce
Red onion
Yellow or green melon
Small radishes
Kiwi fruit
Black pepper feta rounds
Vinaigrette dressing (store bought or home-made)

How to make it
Rinse the Baby Cos lettuce
Slice the red onion and cover it with boiling water for about 5 minutes. Remove and place in an ice bath. Drain and set aside.
Cut the watermelon and melon into 1.5 cm thick slices.
Using a heart shaped cookie cutter, cut heart rounds out of the watermelon, melon and feta cheese.
Slice the kiwi fruit into 1.5cm slices and the radishes into thin rounds.
Arrange all the ingredients on a pretty plate.
Serve with a vinaigrette dressing of your choice.

You can also use red spring onions or red spinach leaves if you can find it.
- Fruit flavoured vinaigrette works well with this recipe. 

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